Regina Wright knew there was more to the working world than sitting behind a desk and crunching numbers. After 18 years at Beka Federal Credit Union, serving employees of Bekaert Steel Wire, she took a leap of faith and moved to head the Riverwood Retirement Life Community, 511 West Tenth St.
Lori Dover, former owner of Bryant and Garrett/Travel Leaders, joined forces with Magical Travel & Events, 500 E. Second Ave., in the Central Plaza shopping center. Magical Travel is owned by Carol McCann.
The widening of Ga. 140 from Ga. 53 in Floyd County to U.S. 41 in Bartow County is forcing Nature’s Inc. to have what amounts to a fire sale for close to 1,000 trees.
Whether it’s a pastor working on sermon notes or a high school student doing term-paper research, Swift & Finch Coffee, 600 Broad St., has — in less than three years — become a gathering place for Romans from every walk of life. Owner Ellie Mahon wouldn’t want it any other way.
Total toxic chemical releases from 14 industrial sites in Floyd County were up 7.7 percent, according to the latest report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Rome City Commissioner Buzz Wachsteter implored local business owners to contact Congressman Tom Graves to express their support for the Marketplace Fairness Act, which would force Internet sellers to pay local and state sales taxes on sales that originate in the state of Georgia.
Sara Hightower Regional Library Director Delana Hickman told the board of trustees during budget talks that auditors recommend the library have at least two months of operating revenue in its reserve account.
Meggitt Inc. in Rockmart has won bidding for a large U.S. Air Force contract to provide aircraft fuel cells. The contract, awarded through the U.S. Air Force Material Command at Hill Air Force base in Utah, will pay the Polk County company $244,803.
Shoppers are always looking for a bargain, and in Rome bargains shouldn’t be too hard to come by with the proliferation of discount stores.
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet is planning a Rome location, but corporate officials have confirmed that no leases have been signed.
Bekaert Corp., one of Rome’s first international companies, revealed plans for a $25 million investment in its Rome plant Tuesday.
There are just a small handful of businesses in Rome that can lay claim to having been in business for 100 years. Downtown Rome’s Blue Ribbon Shoe Shop at 409 Broad St. is one of them. It’s a testament to perseverance and a love of the work.
Rome car wash pioneer James Dulaney (center) with scissors, snips the ribbon at the new Goo Goo Car Wash, 1040 N. Broad St..
The Ru San's at 1004 North Broad Street will be closed for a time after a pipe burst and caused an amount of flooding. Workers are inside attempting to fix the damage.
Rome architect Mike Lovely and Randy Davis of Davis Contracting and Development are proposing a new single-family home subdivision called Charleston Place, to be built on approximately seven acres off Old Summerville Road near Armuchee High School.
SunTrust Bank has confirmed that it will be closing the Dean Avenue and Martha Berry Highway branches in Rome.
Shaw Industries announced today that it is exiting the area rug business and will convert the current Ringgold, Ga. rug facility into a new state-of-the-art luxury vinyl tile (LVT) manufacturing facility.
If you’ve ever been to a rodeo anywhere in Northwest Georgia, you’ve probably heard the name Charlie Lowry.
For more than four decades there has been a tire service store at the corner of Broad Street and East Eighth Street — but now Expert Tire has closed its doors.